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West Side Story & Huapango by Aperio, Music Of The Americas

Hosted by the Consul of the Houston Music Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 11 Jun 20:00 - 22:30

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Come enjoy an evening of music under the stars. Bring your food, wine and chairs and prepare for an evening of fun with friends! The performance starts at 8:30pm.

Aperio, Music of the Americas presents a program of Latin American orchestral showstoppers, featuring Lecuona’s virtuosic ‘Rapsodia Cubana’, ‘Huapango’ by Jose Pablo Moncayo, Leonard Bernstein’s ‘Symphonic Dances from West Side Story’, William Grant Still’s “Danzas de Panama”, and a world premiere by American composer Drew Zaremba.

This program will have you dancing from your seat!

Soloists include internationally acclaimed jazz clarinetist Ernesto Vega, and Aperio’s artistic director, Michael Zuraw on piano. Marlon Chen conducts.

Aperio, Music of the Americas is a Houston-based ensemble dedicated to presenting unique chamber music in performances that showcase contemporary composers from the Americas. Through an interactive performance format, the ensemble’s programming examines the art music of South and North America, focusing particularly on musical contributions drawn from many indigenous and foreign cultures.